Morris County Nursing Home Abuse Attorney

Nursing home abuse can be devastating to elderly residents and their families. When you place a loved one in a nursing home, the facility promises to provide the highest quality care. Unfortunately, many nursing homes don’t live up to this promise. Learning that a loved one has been mistreated by their caregiver is alarming. When the mistreatment results in a serious injury or the death of a loved one, it can be downright heartwrenching.

Nursing home injury attorney Brent Wieand believes that bad nursing homes should be held accountable for improper care. Brent is a well-respected trial lawyer who regularly represents victims of nursing home neglect and abuse throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He is proud to serve all of Morris County, including the areas of Boonton, Chatham, Denville, Dover, Florham Park, Hackettstown, Lincoln Park, Mendham, Morristown, Parsippany, Pompton Plains and Whippany.

If you suspect a loved one was hurt due to improper treatment at a nursing home, call Brent for a free and confidential legal consultation at (800) 481-5206 or fill out a description of your claim in the online contact form.

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What are Common Signs of Nursing Home Neglect?

Elderly nursing home residents are sometimes neglected and abused by the facilities responsible for their care. Whether the senior lives at an assisted living facility or nursing home, you may save your loved one from pain and suffering by being vigilant for signs of elder abuse. If you suspect that a loved one is at risk due to an understaffed nursing home, improper care or is being preyed upon financially, it’s important to speak up. Below are some common signs of nursing home neglect and abuse.

  • Falls – Elderly nursing home residents should be evaluated for their risk for falling. Falls can happen when walking, sitting in a chair or even from a bed. Sometimes falls are unavoidable. In other cases, residents fall because caretakers fail take proper precautions. If your loved one suffers a fall related injury you should call an experienced nursing home injury lawyer to discuss their legal rights.
  • Bedsores and pressure ulcers are common, telltale signs of nursing home neglect. Bedsores are injuries to the skin and underlying tissue caused by prolonged pressure on the skin. A nursing home must take proper precautions to prevent bedsores.  This includes, among other things, making sure residents change positions periodically.
  • Fractures, broken bones, lacerations, cuts and bruises may indicate abuse at the home. If you suspect that an elderly resident is being abused don’t let them suffer alone. Ask questions. If caretakers cannot provide the answers you need, speak up and file a complaint.
  • Malnourishment and dehydration may be indicative of improper diet or supervision by nursing staff during meal time.
  • Improper wound care – Failure to properly treat a wound can result in infection and possibly lead to amputation of a limb or appendage;
  • Infections – Many infections are preventable. For example, the risk of UTIs can be reduced by limiting the use of catheters and more frequent diaper changes. In addition, proper hand hygiene by staff and residents can minimize transmission of infections like pneumonia or other conditions that are spread through the air or commonly touched surfaces. Nursing homes should take precautions, such as routine screening of residents for bacterial infections and isolating the sickest residents to control the spread of infection.

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Nursing Homes in Morris County, New Jersey

Below is a list of nursing homes located in Morris County. Before placing a loved one in a long term care facility you should investigate the facility’s reputation, services offered, and meet with nursing staff and administration.

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Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute
95 Mt Kemble Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960

Care One At Hanover Township
101 Whippany Road
Whippany, NJ 07981

Care One At Madison Avenue
151 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960

Care One At Morris
100 Mazdabrook Road
Parsippany Troy Hill, NJ 07054

Cedar Crest/Mountainview Gardens
4 Cedar Crest Village Drive
Pompton Plains, NJ 07444

Cheshire Home
9 Ridgedale Ave
Florham Park, NJ 07932

Dwelling Place At St Clare’s 
400 West Blackwell St
Dover, NJ 07801

Franciscan Oaks Hc
21 Pocono Road
Denville, NJ 07834

Heath Village
430 Schooley’S Mountain Rd
Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Holly Manor Center
84 Cold Hill Road
Mendham, NJ 07945

King James Care Ctr Of Chatham
415 Southern Blvd
Chatham, NJ 07928

Lincoln Park Care Center
499 Pine Brook Road
Lincoln Park, NJ 07035

Lincoln Park Renaissance Rehab & Nursing
521 Pine Brook Road
Lincoln Park, NJ 07035

Merry Heart Nursing Home
200 Rt 10 West
Succasunna, NJ 07876

Merry Heart Of Boonton Township
199 Powerville Road
Boonton, NJ 07005

Morris Hills Center
77 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960

Morris View Healthcare Center
540 West Hanover Avenue
Morris Plains, NJ 07950

Pine Acres Convalescent Center
51 Madison Ave
Madison, NJ 07940

Regency Grande Nurs & Rehab Ce
65 North Sussex Street
Dover, NJ 07801

Saint Anne Villa
190 Park Avenue
Florham Park, NJ 07932

Troy Hills Center
200 Reynolds Ave
Parsippany, NJ 07054

If you suspect that an elderly loved one was injured or killed because of improper nursing home care, contact Brent for a free and confidential initial consultation at 1(800) 481-5206.

Disclosure: Attorney Brent Wieand’s office is located in Philadelphia, PA.  He proudly serves clients throughout all of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

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